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Today's Sports

  • Cats shoot down rockets

    Henry County Advances to the Semifinals with 5-2 Win over Shelby

    By Greg Woods
    For the Local
    On a steamy, hot Memorial Day the Henry County Wildcats fought from behind to secure a 5-2 victory over Shelby County to advance to the second round of the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Lady Cats fall to Gallatin...

    The Henry County Lady Cats walked onto the Gallatin County softball field last week hoping to settle the score with their district rival.

    Gallatin had the edge in the season’s series, 2-1, over Henry County. With a 5-1 win in the semifinals of the 31st District Softball tournament, Gallatin advanced to the championship game, and Henry County’s season was over.

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  • Eminence softball falls to Owen...

     Despite their efforts, the Warriors fell in five innings, 14-2 to Owen. Prior to Monday night’s game, the Lady Warriors finished their regular season with a 15-2 win over Kentucky Country Day. In that game, Savanah Mertz had three doubles, Kelsie Craigmyle had a double and a triple, and Brenna Raisor pitched a complete game. “We played good defense (against KCD), it was just a good, all around ball game,” head coach Bill Covington said.

  • 4-H Sharp Shooters compete at...

    The Henry County Sharpshooters performed well this past Saturday at the Spencer County Shooting Sports Invitational.

    More than 300 participated, representing 13 counties.

    Jacob Wilson won first place in trap shooting 25 targets, 9 to 11 age division, in a shoot-out against teammate Dylan Rankin, who took second place.  Gavin Robinson was third.  Logan Yount was not far behind in this class in fifth place.

    Blake Jones won third place in trap shooting 25 targets, 12 to 14 age division, and Clayton Perry was fourth. 

  • Lions Club payout for diesel...


    In each of the six years of the New Castle Lions Club Truck and Tractor Pull, the payouts have increased.
    And so has participation.
    This year, organizers expect participation in this weekend’s pull to take a big jump — the payout for the diesel class alone is at least $5,000.
    That’s more than double the payout for the 8,000-pound 2.6 disel class in 2011, according to one of the event’s organizers.

  • Warriors fall to Carroll, 10-0

    Nick Hamilton watches as a low pitch comes in during the Warriors district game against Carroll County Monday night. The Warriors fell to the Panthers, 10-0, in five innings, wrapping up their season at 5-17. Below, a pitch hits the dirt at Mitchell Metten’s feet. A message left for Coach Mark Payton for comment was not returned by press time

  • Cats get boost w/ Fern Creek win

    When the Henry County Wildcats started the 2012 baseball season, the going was rough. The Cats opened with just one win and five losses.

    But they picked up steam as the season progressed, and finished the regular season with a winning 14-13 record, closing the season with a 4-2 win at Fern Creek Thursday.